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Total crime 68%
Violent crime 82%
Property crime 65%
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Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNelson/100k peopleArizona/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,946 (estimate)2,7132,346
Murdern/an/an/a6.96.5
Rapen/an/an/a44.038.4
Robberyn/an/an/a83.773.9
Assaultn/an/an/a350.2279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)705 (estimate)485388
Burglaryn/an/an/a330.0314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,656.01,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a241.7246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,241 (estimate)2,2281,958

Key findings

  • Nelson crime rates are 68% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Nelson are 82% higher than the national average
  • In Nelson you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Nelson is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Nelson has decreased by 6%

Nelson crime map

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      Daily Crime In Nelson (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Nelson

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Nelson is 1 in 142
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Nelson is 1 in 31
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Nelson is 1 in 26

      Year Over Year Crime In Nelson (per 100,000 people)

      Nelson police department

      ItemNelsonArizonaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a12,274558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.13.3

      Sex offenders in Arizona

      StateTotal offendersArizona /100KNational /100K
      Arizona8,206157266
      There are a total of 8,206 sex offenders in Arizona. This yields a total of 157 sex offenders in Arizona per 100,000 residents which is 41% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Red Rock, AZ2,7102401,1021,342
      Marana, AZ40,221772,2872,363
      Picture Rocks, AZ8,5624722,1682,639
      Avra Valley, AZ5,6065222,4002,923
      Casas Adobes, AZ68,6955242,4092,933
      Flowing Wells, AZ15,6017413,4024,143
      Nelson, AZ4267053,2413,946

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      Ualapue, HI4263603,4193,779
      Orient, IA4263922,1912,583
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      Shuqualak, MS4264203,0373,457
      Nelson, AZ4267053,2413,946
      Source: The Nelson, AZ crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.